Factors associated with increased risk of head tremor in essential tremor: a community-based study in northern Manhattan.

@article{Louis2003FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with increased risk of head tremor in essential tremor: a community-based study in northern Manhattan.},
  author={Elan D Louis and Blair Ford and Steven Frucht},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          432-6
        }
}
Head tremor is one of the major expressions of essential tremor (ET). It is not well understood why some patients develop head tremor, whereas others do not. A study of the characteristics of patients with head tremor has not been undertaken. Our goal was to estimate the prevalence of head tremor and to identify demographic and clinical characteristics associated with an increased risk of head tremor in ET. Cases were ascertained from a community-based study of ET in northern Manhattan, New… CONTINUE READING

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